ALBANY, New York, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Salicylic Acid Market for Pharmaceutical, Skin care, Hair care and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2013 - 2019," the global market for salicylic acid was valued at USD 292.5 million in 2012 and is expected to be USD 521.2 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 8.6% from 2013 to 2019. In terms of volume, salicylic acid demand was 95,000.0 tons in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% from 2013 to 2019.
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Salicylic acid is being increasingly used in skincare and haircare products due to its medical benefits such as reduction of acne, blemishes, dandruff and psoriasis. Rising awareness regarding healthy skin and hair is expected to drive the global skincare and haircare market, which in turn is expected to drive the growth of salicylic acid market. In addition, growing demand for aspirin is expected to be another factor vital to the growth of the market, as salicylic acid forms a key ingredient of aspirin. However, growing consumer concern regarding the side-effects of salicylic acid is expected to hamper the growth of the market. Research proving the positive impact of aspirin on life-threatening diseases such as dementia, strokes and Hughes Syndrome are expected to open new opportunities for the growth of the market over the next few years.
Demand for salicylic acid was highest from pharmaceuticals and was 48,697.0 tons in 2012. However, skincare and haircare are expected to be the fastest growing segments in terms of consumption of salicylic acid, on account of increasing consumer awareness regarding healthy hair and skin. In addition, rising aw
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